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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £45k - 60k per year + car, pension, negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 29 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 394661ASM

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Permanent Role - Warrington / Lancashire area - Waste water projects - NEC form of contract - 07980 006 436


Commercially responsible for several waste water projects.

Ensure the full and proper implementation of the company procedures.

Preparation or assessment of applications, valuations, cost/value reconciliation

Cost control and forecasting. Prepare and provide input to monthly reports: value, cost, profit/loss, cash flow and budget

Preparation and agreement of applications for payment or the assessment & preparation of payment certificates

Assisting with Risk and Value Management to optimise solution. Monitor and regularly review with the project team. Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks

To co-operate with, report to and implement the reasonable directives of the Senior Commercial Manager

Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations in the UK

To ensure in consultation with the project team that all necessary notices and submissions required by the various forms of contract are given in an expedient manner so as to protect the companys position in its trading activities.

Performing Value management and cost control.

Prepare accurate draft sub-contracts and/or to approve such drafts as prepared by subordinates to the level of responsibility delegated by the individuals supervisors.

Arranging payments and valuing completed work.

To assist the project team in the administration of sub-contractor performance so as to ensure the economic and timely completion of all sub-contractor liabilities written into sub-contracts.

Record and analyse the impact of variations/design cost control/value engineering.

Participate and advise on programme/delay issues arising from change/variations and to prepare claims for extensions of time.

To prepare, negotiate and settle final accounts.

Participate or lead in Project Meetings.

To participate in dispute avoidance or alternatively resolution.

Ensure the timely submission of all relevant data required to monitor and analyse individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis thereafter.

Strong client facing and negotiating skills

The role

As a senior member of the highly respected commercial team, you will be expected to lead by example with a tenacious and detailed approach. You will be commercially responsible for projects up to £5 million in value. These projects will be waste water treatment plants - the civil engineering and M&E elements of each project.

Candidate requirements

Experience in clean / waste water infrastructure projects

Experience of civil engineering, infrastructure related projects

Experience in earned value analysis/reporting

Experience in risk identification and its management

A good level of IT literacy (MS Office suite of projects)

You should have experience managing all contractual aspects of a project and working with different Forms of Contract in particular NEC contracts.

Salary Details

£45,000 - £60,000

Car allowance / Company car


Life Insurance

To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion if you want to apply please send your cv to